It is the “first” and greatest of all; first, not in “order of time,” but of “importance; greatest” in dignity, in excellence, in extent, and duration. Matthew 22:38-40 This is the first and great commandment. 38 This is the first and great commandment. New King James Version Update. Read verse in King James Version Font Size. Matthew 22:38 - 22:41. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} Bible Language English. Cancel. 35 Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying, 36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law? And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Matthew 22:38 This the first tend great commandment - This commandment is found in Deuteronomy 6:5 . 38 This is the first and great commandment.. 39 And the second [is] like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.. 40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.. 41 While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them, And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Matthew 22:38 KJV. Jesus Christ's response to the Pharisee's question shows that He divided the Ten Commandments into two sections or tables. 38 This is the first and great commandment. Now viewing scripture range from the book of Matthew chapter 22:38 through chapter 22:41... Matthew Chapter 22. Matthew 22:38 Context. This is the first and great commandment. This is the first and great commandment. KJV: King James Version . Matthew 22:38-39. 39 And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ Read full chapter. This is the first and great commandment" (verses 37-38). 37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. He covers the first four by saying, "'You shall love the L ORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' Matthew 22:36-40. Matthew 22:38-39 KJV. Version. New King James Version (NKJV) Bible Book List.